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WINN, Mrs. Clara Spear

Mrs. Clara Winn, former local resident, died yesterday at the home of her son, Thomas J. Winn, in Oklahoma City, Okla. She was the widow of Francis T. Winn. Her parents were the late Hugh and Jean (Caldwell) Spear.  A sister of the late Hugh Spear, Frostburg, and the late Caldwell Spear, Lonaconing, she was the last surviving member of her immediate family. Surviving are another son, F. Bliss Winn, North Easton, Mass., and two daughters, Miss Jean Winn, Austin, Texas, and Mrs. Elizabeth Malchenson, Hagerstown. The body will be taken to Lonaconing for burial in Oak Hill Cemetery
The Cumberland Evening Times, February 12, 1947
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted September 25, 2010



WINN, Francis Patrick

Miss Elizabeth Winn, 38 North Liberty street, was advised of the sudden death in New York of her father, Francis Patrick Winn, 68, who was well known in the Cumberland area, having been employed in the postal service here. For the past few years Mr. Winn was engaged in the real estate and insurance business in Long Island, N. Y. He is survived by his widow, Mrs. Clara Winn; two daughters, Elizabeth and Jeanne Winn, of this city; and two sons, F. Bliss and Thomas Winn of Marietta, Ohio.
The Cumberland Evening Times, April 16, 1931
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted September 3, 2011


 

WINN, Mrs. Theresa Niner

Funeral of Mrs. Theresa Winn
Frostburg, Md., July 25— The funeral of Mrs. Theresa Winn, aged 28 years, who died at the Mount Hope Sanitarium near Baltimore, Sunday. The funeral will be held from the home of her parents Mr. and Mrs. Louis Miner[sic], Clarysville, Wednesday morning at 9 o'clock. Rev. James J. Quinn, of St. Michael's Catholic Church, will officiate. Burial will be in the Catholic Cemetery.  Besides her husband, William Winn, who is now a patient at the Spring Grove Hospital, near Baltimore, and her parents, the following children survive: John, Katherine and Naomi. Three sisters, Mrs. Louise Connor, Mrs. Margaret Youngerman and Miss Florence Niner, and five brothers, Louis, Henry, George, Hershey(sic) and James also survive.
Cumberland Evening Times; Cumberland, Allegany Co, Md., Tuesday, July 25, 1922 - pg 3, col 1
(Courtesy of Pat Dailey)
Posted March 26, 2011

 


WINN, William F.

LONACONING — William F. Winn, 71, of Ecorse, Mich., died there yesterday. A native of here, he was a son of the late Thomas P. and Elizabeth (Lyden) Winn. Surviving are his widow, Blanche (Crowe) Winn; a son, John F. Winn, Frostburg; a daughter, Mrs. Dorothy Thoerig, Akron, Ohio; a sister, Mrs. Francis Harvey, Bowling Green; two brothers, Thomas Winn, Allen Park, Mich., and Joseph Winn, Keyser. The body will be returned to the Eichhorn Funeral Home.
The Cumberland Evening Times, May 17, 1973
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted September 21, 2013


 

WINNER, Albert John

Frostburg. Oct. 30— Albert J. Winner, 50(sic). son of the late Sebastian and Mary (Entler) Winner died suddenly this morning at his home at Consolidation Village following a heart attack. Mr Winner, a Celanese employe, had been ill for two weeks, but his condition had not been regarded as serious., He was a member of St. Michael's Catholic Church.
Surviving are his widow, the former Miss Emma Robison. and five sons, Frederick Camp Pickett, Va.; Manuel, Consolidation Village; Albert, George and Leonard, at home, and three daughters, Mn. Alonza Crowe, Mt Savage, and Mary and Ruth Winner, at home.
Cumberland Evening Times; Cumberland, Allegany Co, Md., Wednesday, October 20, 1943 - pg 12, col 2
(Courtesy of Pat Dailey)
Posted November 26, 2010

 



WINNER, Albert John

Winner - Albert John, aged 54, Consolidated Village, died October 20th. The body will remain at the home where friends and relatives will be received. Funeral mass Friday, 9:30 a.m. in St Michael's Catholic Church, Frostburg. Interment in St Ann's cemetery, Garrett County. Arrangements by Hafer Funeral Service
Cumberland Evening Times; Cumberland, Allegany Co, Md., Thursday, October 21, 1943 - pg 17, col 2
(Courtesy of Pat Dailey)
Posted November 26, 2010


 

WINNER, Chalmers W.

Chalmers W. Winner, 71, of Midland, died Saturday at Sacred Heart Hospital. Born in Klondike, Mr. Winner was a son of the late William and Emma (Heming) Winner. He was a member of St. Joseph's Catholic Church, Midland, and the Holy Name Society. Surviving are a son, Paul Winner, Hyattsville; seven sisters, Mrs. James Murray, Frostburg; Mrs. Trellis Fair, and Mrs. June Staunton, both of Midland; Mrs. Mary Stakem Hyattsville; Mrs. Angels Carpenter, Westernport; Mrs. Betty Lamb, Corriganville, and Mrs. Keiling, Wright's Crossing; five brothers, George Winner, Gilmore; James and Arthur Winner, both of Midland; Robert Winner, Phoenix, Ariz., and David Winner, Martinsburg, W.Va. Friends will be received at the Eichhorn Funeral Home, Lonaconing, from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Rosary will be recited there today at 7:30 p.m. Mass of the Resurrection will be celebrated at St. Jospeph's Catholic Church, Midland, at 10 a.m. Tuesday. Interment will be in the parish cemetery.
The Cumberland News, January 12, 1976
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted April 21, 2012


 

WINNER, Mrs. Emma J. Hemming

LONACONING — Mrs. Emma J. Winner, 81, of Midland, died yesterday at her residence. A native of Bedford, Pa., she was a daughter of the late Charles and Alice (Haney) Hemming. Her husband, William Winner, preceded her in death. Survivors include seven daughters, Miss Angela Winner, Midland; Mrs. Alice Murray, Frostburg; Mrs. Trellis Fair, Midland; Mrs. Edna Kerling, Wrights Crossing; Mrs. June Stanton, Midland; Mrs. Betty Lamb, Indiana, Pa., and Mrs. Mary Stakem, Hyattsville; six sons, Chalmers and George Winner, both of Cleveland; James, Arthur and David Winner, all of Midland, and Robert Winner, of Arizona; two halfsisters, Mrs. Leonard McKenzie, Cresaptown, and Mrs. James Miler, Shaft; a brother, Gus Hemming, New Florence, Pa.; two half-brothers, James Smith, Frostburg, and Harry Smith, Midland; 31 grandchildren and 24 great-grandchildren. Mrs. Winner was a member of the Sodality of St. Joseph's Catholic Church of Midland. The body is at the Eichhorn Funeral Home here where the family will receive friends today from 2 to 4 p. m. and 7 to 9 p. m. The Rosary will be recited at the funeral home today at 7:30 p. m. A requiem mass will be celebrated on Friday at 9:30 a. m. in St. Joseph's Church by Rev. Joseph Filler, pastor. Interment will be in the parish cemetery.
The Cumberland News, July 22, 1965
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted March 18, 2011


 


WINNER, Frank

FUNERAL OF FRANK WINNER

Frostburg, Md., Oct. 19—The funeral of Frank Winner, aged 57 years who died suddenly Tuesday morning of the home of his brother, Sebastian Winner, Avilton, Garrett county, was held Thursday morning at 9 o'clock from Saint Michael's Catholic Church, with requiem high mass, celebrated by the pastor,Rev. James Quinn. Burial was in Saint Michael's Cemetery. The pallbearers were: Paul Maurey, Giles Maurey.  Edward Maurev Harry Dishong, Joseph Bauer and John Keating, Jr. Mr. Winner is survived by his widow, Mrs. Mary Hoye Winner, three sons, Bernard, Aloysius and Joseph, and one daughter, Elizabeth. One brother, Sebastian Winner. Avilton, and one sister, Mrs. Joseph Maurey, Ormand street, this place.

Cumberland Evening Times; Cumberland, Allegany Co, Md., Wednesday, October 10, 1923 - pg 13, col 2
(Courtesy of Pat Dailey)
Posted November 26, 2010




WINNER, Frank James

Eckhart, Feb. 26 — Frank James Winner, 48, died this morning at his home in Eckhart after an eight months' illness. He was a coal miner and a member of St. Michael's Catholic Church, Frostburg. Surviving are his widow, Mrs. Elizabeth (Race) Winner, and the following children: Mrs. Byron Petenbrlnk, James, Gilbert, John, Ronald, Eleanor and Vivian. Also surviving are three brothers and two sisters, William and George Winner, Midland; Albert Winner and Mrs. Harry Dishong, Frostburg, and Mrs. Annie McKenzie, Avilton.
The Cumberland Evening Times, February 26, 1943
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted September 9, 2011




 
WINNER, Frank R.

FROSTBURG - Frank R. Winner, 73, died Tuesday at the home of his son, Raymond Winner, Centennial Street extended, with whom he resided. Born in Frostburg on July 9, 1884, he was a son of the late Harmon and Laura (Crowe) Winner. His wife, Margaret (Brode) Winner, preceded him in death. He was a retired Celanese employe. Other survivors include five sisters, Mrs. Annie Lucas and Mrs. Corey McKenzie of Frostburg; Mrs. Clara Youngerman and Miss Agnes Winner of Rockville, and Mrs. Bernice Holland of Frederick, Okla.; one brother, Harry Winner of Frostburg; five grandchildren and one great-grandchild. He was a member of St. Michael's Church where a requiem mass will be celebrated tomorrow at 9:30 a. m. Interment will be in Frostburg Memorial Park. The body is at the Durst Funeral Home where friends will be received from 2 to 4 p. m. and 7 to 9 p.m.
The Cumberland Evening Times, January 2, 1958
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted September 9, 2011 


 

WINNER, George Edward

George Winner Dies
George Edward Winner, 67-year old Brownsville businessman, succumbed after a brief illness at 2:20 a. m. today in Brownsville Hospital. Mr. Winner owned and operated Winner's Jewelry Store on Market St., where he had been in business for about 30 years. Funeral arrangements, which were incomplete late this morning, will be under the direction of the Ross Funeral Home, Brownsville.
Herald Standard; Uniontown, Fayette Co, Pa - April 19, 1963 - pg 6, col 4
(Courtesy of Pat Dailey)
Posted February 6, 2010

WINNER, George E.

FROSTBURG— George E. Winner, 67, Brownsville, Pa., a former, resident, died this morning in Brownsville General Hospital following an illness of a month. He was a son, of the late Mr. and Mrs. Edward Winner. His wife, Mrs. Mary A. (Powers) Winner, preceded him in death. Surviving are a son, James E. Winner, Brownsville; a daughter, Mrs. Thomas Grealish, Pittsburgh; four brothers, Charles F. Winner, Mt. Savage; Joseph Winner, Pittsburgh; Gilbert Winner, Frostburg, and Edgar Winner, Washington, and four sisters, Mrs. Patrick Stapleton, Frostburg; Mrs. Raymond Burkey and Mrs. S. K. Carroll, both of Cumberland, and Miss Bernice Winner, Frostburg. The body is at the Ross Funeral Home, Brownsville. A requiem mass will be celebrated Monday at St. Peter's Catholic Church here and interment will be in St. Michael's Cemetery, Frostburg.
Cumberland Evening Times; Cumberland, Allegany Co, Md - April 19, 1963  - pg 13, col 8
(Courtesy of Pat Dailey)
Posted February 6, 2010

 



WINNER, George J.

MIDLAND—George J. Winner. 72, died yesterday at his home after a long illness. Born in Frostburg, he was a
son of the late Sebastian and Mary (Entler) Winner. Mr. Winner was a member of St. Joseph's Catholic Church and the Holy Name Society. Surviving are his widow, Rose (Garlitz) Winner; five daughters, Mrs. William Smith, Canonsburg, Pa.; Mrs. Helene Stephens, Midland; Mrs. Al Stern and Mrs. Chester Shearer, both of Dayton, Ohio, and Mrs. James Lowery, Frostburg; four sons, Paul Winner, Pittsburgh; John Winner, Brooklyn, N.Y.; Terrance Winner, Parkston, Md., and Edward Winner, Washington, Pa.; a sister, Mrs. Harry Dishong, Frostburg and I8 grandchildren. The body is at the Eichhorn Funeral Home, Lonaconing, where friends will be received from 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. The rosary will be recited there tomorrow at 8:30 p.m. A requiem mass will be celebrated at St. Joseph's Church by Rev. John Fuller, pastor. Burial will be in St. Ann's Cemetery.
Cumberland Evening Times; Cumberland, Allegany Co, Md., Thursday, April 1, 1965 - pg 26, col 3
(Courtesy of Pat Dailey)
Posted November 26, 2010


 


 


Harmon Winner

WINNER, Harmon

Frostburg, Md., Aug. 18
Found Dead In Mine
Harmon Winner, aged 60, this place, was found dead Tuesday afternoon in a mine of the Gleason Coal and Coke Company at Gleason, W. Va., where he had been working as a laborer.  He was discovered by a car driver in a sitting posture with the carbide lamp on his cap still burning.  He seemed all right physically when he entered the mine and the cause of death has not yet been determined.  He is survived by his wife and large family residing here, and the body will likely be brought home.  Mrs. Winner left for Gleason following receipt of the news of her husband's death.
August 18, 1920 (Newspaper unknown)
Posted May 30, 2009

WINNER, Harmon

Funeral of Harmon Winner
The funeral of Harmon Winner, a resident of this city, who was found dead in a mine of the Gleason Coal & Coke Company at Gleason W.Va., Tuesday afternoon, was held from St. Michael's Catholic Church, Thursday morning with high requiem mass, by the Rev. Francis McGraw, of St. Stephen's Catholic Church, Washington, D.C.  Burial took place in St. Michael's Cemetery.

Friday, Aug 20 1920, Cumberland Evening Times

 



 

WINNER, Mrs. Ida Hansel

Frostburg - Mrs. Ida Winner, 84, died yesterday at her residence, 68 Mechanic Street, after a lingering illness. A daughter of the late William P. and Fannie (Barnard) Hansel, she held membership in First Methodist Church, the W.S.C.S., VanDyke Bible Class, Royal Neighbors of America and the Daughters of Liberty. Surviving are two children, Harry Winner and Mrs. Corey McKenzie, Frostburg; seven stepchildren, Mrs. Clara Youngerman, Miss Agnes Winner and Henry Winner, Rockville; Mrs. L. M. Holland of Oklahoma; Joseph Winner, of California; Mrs. William Lucas and Frank Winner, Frostburg; two sisters, Mrs. J. W. Meese, Moscow; (sic, only one sister listed) a brother, David C. Hansel, Frostburg; a granddaughter and two great-grandchildren. The body is at the home. Rites will be conducted Wednesday at 2:30 p.m. in First Methodist Church by Rev. John Bayley Jones, pastor. Interment will be in Frostburg Memorial Park.
The Cumberland Evening Times, May 7, 1951
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted March 18, 2011


WINNER, Mrs. Isabel D.
 
FROSTBURG - A requiem mass for Mrs. Isabel D. Winner, 42, of Consul, who died Monday in Miners Hospital, will be celebrated Friday at 9 a.m. at St. Michael's Catholic Church, of which she was a member. Interment will be made in the parish cemetery. Besides her husband, Manuel Winner, and sister, Mrs. William Davis, she is survived by a son, Thomas Winner, and another sister, Mrs. John Fram, of here. The body is at the Hafer Funeral Home where the family will receive friends from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m.
The Cumberland Evening Times, June 14, 1961
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted November 3, 2012 




WINNER, James Clifford ~ also
JOHNSON, Carl

Burned about the head and body Tuesday, when an old canal boat along the Chesapeake and Ohio Canal near Wineow street, was swept by fire, James Clifford Winner, 51, a barber, of 453 Goethe Street, died at 1:30 a. m., today, at Memorial Hospital. Carl Johnson, 63, who lived in the abandoned hulk, was trapped by flames and was burned to death in his bed. Winner, who had been visiting Johnson, was able to crawl about 30 feet from the flaming boat, with his clothing afire, and had been in a serious condition since he was hurried to the hospital. A native of Frostburg, Winner came to this city about 15 years ago and had been employed in several local shops. He is survived by his mother, Mrs. Ida Winner, Frostburg; his widow, Mrs. Rapheal (Parker) Winner; four sons, Ver(letters missing) J., James H., John and Ralph, at home; four daughters, Mrs. Cle(letters missing) Miller, Mrs. Benjamin Miller, Mrs. Lawrence Izer and Miss Betty Winner, all of this city; four grandchildren; three brothers, Harry and Joseph, of Turtle Creek, Pa., and Frank, of Frostburg; a half-brother, Harry Winner, Frostburg, and six sisters, Mrs. Clara Youngerman and Agnes Winner, Rockville, Md.; Miss Bernie Winner, Texas; Mrs. Ellen Keating, Mrs. Anne Lucas and Mrs. Margaret McKenzie, Frostburg. He was a member of SS. Peter and Paul Catholic Church.
The Cumberland Evening Times, May 3, 1940
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted March 18, 2011


 

WINNER, Joseph

Joseph Winner, 72, of 638 Donaldson Drive, Pittsburgh, Pa, died there suddenly, Saturday. Born in Frostburg, he was a son of the late Mr. and Mrs Edward Winner. Mr Winner is survived by his widow, Mrs Celia (Burns) Winner, a son, Edward Winner, Pittsburgh, a daughter, Mrs Melvin Eiben, Pittsburgh; two brothers, Charles Winner, Mt Savage and Edgar Winner, Washington; four sisters, Miss Bernice Winner and Mrs Patrick Stapleton both of Frostburg; Mrs Raymond Burkey and Mrs Simon Carroll both of this city. The body is at the O'Connor Funeral Home, 4744 Clairton Boulevard, Pittsburgh. A requiem mass will be celebrated Tuesday at 11 a.m. in the Church of the Resurrection in Brookline, Pa.
Cumberland News; Cumberland, Allegany Co, Md. Monday, December 12, 1966 - pg 7, col 5
(Courtesy of Pat Dailey)
Posted September 16, 2011


 

WINNER, Mrs. Joseph

Death of an Old Lady.
Mrs. Joseph Winner, a widow and one of the oldest ladies of the town, died at her home on Federal Hill of old age and general debility . The deceased was in her seventy-third year and was a very devoted member of the St Michael's Catholic church, which she attended regularly until failing health deprived her of doing so. She is survived by the following children:Harmon Winner, Ross Winner, Edward Winner, Frank Winner and one daughter, Mrs Joseph Maurey all off this place. The funeral arrangements have not been completed.

The Frostburg Furniture Company have charge of the remains.
Evening Times; Cumberland, Allegany Co, Md - January 25, 1905 - pg 2, col 1
(Courtesy of Pat Dailey)
Posted January 16, 2010

WINNER, Mrs. Joseph

January 26, 1905, page 2 - much is unreadable -
The funeral of Mrs. Joseph Winner, who died Tuesday morning at 9 o'clock --- St. Michael's Church .... Father Nolan celebrated mass and conducted the funeral service --- after which interment took place in St. Michael's Catholic cemetery. Those who served as pall bearers were as follows: Messrs. D. F. McMullen, Frank Spates, James McAllister, John McDonald, John Tipton, and Jacob Narin. The deceased was born in Saxony, Germany in 1828 and came to this country with her parents when one year and four months old, where she has resided ever since. Mrs. Winner was a very devoted and charitable worker who never failed to listen to the hungry and needy and was beloved by all who knew her. She leaves the following children: Harmon, Sebastian, Edward and Francis, and one daughter, Mrs. Joseph M---, all of this area.
Evening Times; Cumberland, Allegany Co, Md.,  January 26, 1905
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted November 12, 2011

 


WINNER, Manuel T.

FROSTBURG - Manuel T. "Tip" Winner, 59, of 264 Upper Consol Road, here, was dead on arrival yesterday at Frostburg Community Hospital. He had been in ill health the past seven weeks. Born in Garrett County, he was a son of the late Albert J. and Emma (Robertson) Winner. His first wife, Mrs. Isabelle (Labor) Winner, preceded him in death. He was an employe of Amcelle Plant of Celanese Fibers Company and was a member of St. Michael's Catholic Church. He is survived by his widow, Mrs. Mary (Guest) Winner, a son, Thomas P. Winner, here; a stepdaughter, Mrs. Shirley Matthews, Swanton; three sisters, Mrs. Helen Crowe, Zihlman; Mrs. Mary Weitzell, here, and Mrs. Ruth Turner, Avilton, Md.; five brothers, Frederick Winner, Leonard Winner, Albert Winner, George Winner and Harry Winner, all of Consol; and two grandchildren. The body is at the Hafer-Sowers Funeral Home where friends will be received today from 7 to 9 p.m. and tomorrow and Sunday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m.
The Cumberland Evening Times, December 14, 1973
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted September 9, 2011


 

WINNER, Mrs. Margaret Brode

FROSTBURG — Mrs. Margaret Winner, 70, wife of Frank Winner, 113 Centennial Street, Extended, died at her home this morning. She had been in failing health for some time. She was the daughter of the late Henry and Althea (Hansel) Brode. Surviving are a son, Raymond C. Winner, Frostburg; a brother, Adam Brode, Frostburg; two sisters, Mrs. James Leonard, Cloverdale, Pa., and Mrs. Rebecca Gerlach, Oldtown, and five grandchildren and one great-grandchild also survive.
The Cumberland Evening Times, March 21, 1957
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted June 13, 2009

 



 

Mrs. Margaret Winner

WINNER, Margaret

Winner Services
Frostburg - A Requiem Mass for Mrs. Margaret Winner, 94, of 150 Maple Street, who died Sunday, will be celebrated tomorrow at 9:30 a.m. at St. Michael's Catholic Church.  Burial will be in the parish cemetery.
Pallbearers will be James Winner, James Burkey, Garrett Winner, Thomas Carroll, Melvin Eiben and George Hast.
The body is at the Durst Funeral Home where the Rosary will be recited today at 8 p.m.

Cumberland Evening Times,  Sept. 13, 1960


 


 

WINNER, Mrs. Mary Hoye

Mrs. Mary Hoye Winner, 72, widow of Frank Winner, died last night at the home of her daughter, Mrs. James Weimer, Mt. Savage. Mrs. Winner was a former resident of Frostburg and a member of St. Michael's church. Surviving besides her daughter are three sons, Bernard F. Winner, Lonaconing; Aloysius Winner, Mt. Savage, and Joseph Winner, Frostburg; one brother, Joseph Hoye and two sisters, Sister Mary Albana, Baltimore, and Sister Mary Leo, at the Convent of Mercy, Cressen, Pa. Twenty grandchildren also survive. Funeral arrangements are incomplete.
The Cumberland Evening Times, July 22, 1942
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted June 13, 2009




WINNER, Miss Mary Bernadette

LONACONING - A solemn high mass for Miss Mary Bernadette Winner, Watercliffe, was celebrated yesterday at St. Mary's Catholic Church. Miss Winner, 23, daughter of Vernard F. and Kathleen Rafferty Winner, died Monday, afternoon in Allegany Hospital, Cumberland, following an operation. Rev. Charles W. Eagan, pastor of St. Mary's, was celebrant of the mass. Father Richard, Washington, served as deacon. (Other ministers mentioned) Miss Winner was an honor graduate of Central High School, class of 1945, and from the Allegany School ol Nursing in 1948. After working a year as supervisor at Allegany Hospital, she was employed as a nurse at Dr. C. C. Zimmerman's office. Pallbearers were Harry Lee DeVore, Michael Meyers, Joseph O'Rourke, Walter Sommerberg, Raymond Becker and William Kelly. Interment was in the parish cemetery.
The Cumberland Evening Times, September 1, 1950
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted September 9, 2011

 


 

WINNER, Mrs. Rose F. Garlitz

MIDLAND — Mrs. Rose F. Winner, 71, died Friday at her residence here. Born in Avilton, she was a daughter of the late Isadore and Elizabeth (McKenzie) Garlitz. She was the widow of George Winner. She was a member of St. Joseph's Catholic Church and of the Sodality of the church. Surviving are five daughters Mrs. Lena Stephens, Midland; Mrs. William P. Smith, Pittsburgh; Mrs. Al Stern and Mrs Chet Shearer, both of Dayton, Ohio, and Mrs. James Lowery, Frostburg; four sons, Paul J. Winner, Pittsburgh; John Winner, Brooklyn, N.Y.; Terrance Winner, Parkton, and Edward Winner, Washington, Pa.; one brother, Arvil Winner, Avilton; 19 grandchildren and one great-grandchild. The body is at the Eichhorn Funeral Home in Lonaconing, where friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p. m. A requiem mass will be celebrated at 9:30 a.m. Tuesday at St. Joseph's Church with interment in St. Ann's Cemetery, Avilton. The rosary will be recited at the funeral home at 7:30 p.m. today.
The Cumberland News, May 15, 1967
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)



 

WINNER, Sebastian B.

Frostburg, Md., April 19 - The funeral of Sebastian B. Winner, aged 74 years, who died at his home in Avilton, Md., Tuesday afternoon, will be held tomorrow morning from St. Michael's Catholic Church. Burial will be in the church cemetery. Mr. Winner is survived by the following children: William Winner, Midland; Albert and Fred Winner, Eckhart; George Winner, Smock, Pa.; Mrs. Emma Betz, Baltimore; Mrs. Anna McKenzie, Avilton, Md.; and Mrs. Harry Dishong, this city.
The Cumberland Evening Times, April 19, 1928
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted May 30, 2010

 


 

WINTER, Mrs. Eliza F.

Mrs. Eliza F. Winter, 85, widow of Elijah J. Winter, Cresaptown, died yesterday. She was a member of the Methodist Church. Surviving is one son, Wressell O., a daughter, Mrs. Zella McKenzie; a sister, Mrs. Elizabeth Cecil, all of Cresaptown; and seventeen grandchildren, nineteen great grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren.
The Cumberland Evening Times, January 1, 1941
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted January 28, 2011



 

WINTER, Mrs. Harriet

Mrs. Harriet Winter, widow of John H. Winter, died Monday morning at 9 o'clock from complication of diseases and old age. She is survived by four children, Elijah Winter, Mrs. Joseph Grant, Mrs. Chas. Winterberg and Mrs. Samuel McKenzie, 38 grandchildren, a number of great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren. The funeral will be held at 2 o'clock Wednesday afternoon from the Methodist Episcopal Church at Cresaptown. Burial will be in the church cemetery. Her age was 91 years, 9 months and 25 days.
The Cumberland Evening Times, May 25, 1920
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted September 15, 2010


Name: Sheila Rae Mower Winter, 62, of Cumberland, MD
 
Parent: Maryland Mower McCreary
 
DOB: August 2, 1941, in Cumberland, MD
 
DOD: February 24, 2004, at the Allegany County Nursing Home, Cumberland, MD
 
Survived by: mother; brother, John Keller
 
Burial: February 27, 2004, Restlawn Memorial Gardens
 
Source: Upchurch Funeral Home, Cumberland, MD
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted March 10, 2014

WINTERBERG, Miss Christine

GRANTSVlLLE - Miss Christine Winterberg, 85, died early yesterday morning at Meyersdale (Pa.) Community Hospital where she had been a patient three weeks. A lifelong resident of Garrett County, she was a daughter of the late Henry and Sophia (Shireman) Winterberg. She was a charter member and past president of the Granstville Woman's Missionary Society and was a member of Grantsville Lutheran Church. She is survived by two brothers, William, with whom she resided, and Martin Winterberg, Bridgeport, Conn. The body is at the residence where services will be conducted tomorrow at 2:30 p.m. by Rev. Edward Noel, pastor of Grantsville Lutheran Church, assisted by Rev. S. D. Sigler, former pastor. Burial will be in Grantsville Cemetery.
The Cumberland Evening Times, October 7, 1957
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted September 9, 2011
  



WINTERBERG, F. William

F. William Winterberg, 81, of Grantsville, prominent Garrett County banker and businessman, died yesterday in Meyersdale Community Hospital. Mr. Winterberg, who also was a former mayor of Grantsville, had been a patient in the hospital two weeks and been ill for some time. A former funeral director, Mr. Winterberg had operated a funeral home 43 years before retiring in 1955. He also was president of the First State Bank of Grantsville, which recently merged with the Liberty Trust Company of Cumberland. Born in Grantsville, a son of the late Henry and Sophia (Shearerman) Winterberg, he was a director of the Cumberland Fair Association, and a member of the Maryland State Funeral Directors Association, Grantsville Cemetery Association, Grantsville Rotary Club, Garrett County Farm Bureau, Woodmen of the World and the Springs (Pa.) Historical Society. Mr. Winterberg also held membership in Christ Lutheran Church, Grantsville, was a long-time member of the Church Council and a past president of the Church Board. Surviving are a son, W. Hess Winterberg, Lancaster, Pa.; a stepson, Floyd Stanton, Akron; a stepdaughter, Mrs. Leota Younglove, Ypsilanti, Mich.; a granddaughter, Mrs. Sarah Damewood, Knoxville, Tenn., and a step-granddaughter, Mrs. Gertrude Hewett, Ypsilanti. The body is at the residence where it will remain until noon Sunday when it will be taken to Christ Lutheran Church for services at 2 p. m. Rev. S. D. Segler, former pastor, will be assisted by Rev. David Fetter, pastor, and interment will be in Grantsville Cemetery.
The Cumberland Evening Times, December 9, 1960
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted September 9, 2011


WINTERBERG, Henry

Henry Winterberg, 80, who resided with his son, Charles, 513 Dilley Street, died last night at Memorial Hospital. He had been ill three weeks. Winterberg was employed as watchman at the city water works warehouse on Willowbrook Road. He was a plumber until retiring about 10 years ago. Winterberg was a member of St. Paul's Lutheran Church, Cumberland Aerie No. 245, Fraternal Order of Eagles, and Ohr Lodge, Masons. He is survived by three sons, Charles and Joseph, this city; John, of Arlington, Va.; one brother, William, and a sister, Christina, both of Grantsville, eight grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. The body will remain at the Hafer Funeral Home. Funeral arrangements are incomplete.
The Cumberland Sunday Times, May 28, 1950
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted May 10, 2011



WINTERBERG, John R.

John R. Winterberg, 65, of 1505 North Garfield Street, Arlington, Va., died Friday in Arlington Hospital shortly after being admitted. Born May 28, 1906 in Cumberland, he was the son of the late Henry and Minnie (Gabler) Winterberg. Surviving are his widow, Mrs. Georgia (Coffman) Winterberg; two daughters, Mrs. Shirley Dougherty, Harpers Ferry, W. Va., and Mrs. Noreta Walker, Arlington; two sons, John R. Winterberg Jr., California, and Joseph Winterberg, Washington; one brother, Charles W. Winterberg, Cumberland; II grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Requiem mass was celebrated yesterday at St. Charles Catholic Church, Arlington, with interment in the National Memorial Park there.
The Cumberland Evening Times, September 8, 1971
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted September 9, 2011


WINTERBERG, Mrs. Mary Frances Allen

Mrs. Mary Frances Winterberg, formerly of 247 North Centre street, died today at Allegany County Infirmary, where she was a patient five years. Mrs. Winterberg was born in Fort Ashby, a daughter of the late Edward and Caroline Allen. Mrs. Winterberg was a member of St. Paul's Lutheran Church. Twice married, she was preceded in death by both husbands, Charles Riley and Henry Winterberg. Survivors include a son-in-law, James E. Lancaster, Mt. Savage, and several nieces and nephews. The body is at the Kight Funeral Home, where friends will be received today from 7 to 9 p.m. and tomorrow from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p. m. Services will be conducted Saturday at 9 a. m. in St. Paul's Lutheran Church by Rev. John F. Sammel, pastor, and burial will be in Fort Ashby Cemetery.
The Cumberland Evening Times, September 10, 1964
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)

 



 

WINTERBERG, Mrs. Minnie P. Gabler

Looking Backwards - 20 Years Ago - [Aug. 23, 1925] Death of Mrs. Minnie P. Winterberg, 59, wife of Henry Winterberg, at her home, North Mechanic Street.
The Cumberland Evenning Times, August 23, 1945
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)

 



 

WINTERBERG, Mrs. Sophia Schearerman/Scheuerman

Grantsville, Md., April 14 — Mrs. Sophia Winterberg, aged 86, a native of Lutherbein, Waldeck, Germany, died Sunday afternoon. She came to America when 21 and shortly afterwards married Henry Winterberg, who died in 1893. She lived in the oldest house in Grantsville, built 100 years ago. She is survived by the following children: Mrs. Lydia Wiley, Miss Christina Winterberg and William Winterberg, Grantsville; Mrs. R. R. Montgomery and Henry and Lewis Winterberg, Cumberland, and Martin Winterberg, Corona, N. Y. A brother, Henry Schearerman, and sister, Mrs. Christine Frazer, both of Patterson, N. J., and a sister, Mrs. Katherine Borghoffer, Wildungen, Germany, also survive, besides twenty grandchildren and twenty-six great-grandchildren.
The Cumberland Evening Times, April 14, 1924
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted September 15, 2010





WINTERBURG, Mrs. Emma Hendley

Mrs. Emma Winterburg, of 24 North Centre Street, died Sunday in WesternMaryland Hospital, Hagerstown, following a long illness. Mrs. Winterburg was born at Huffman, a daughter of the late Richard and Elizabeth (Reid) Hendley. Her husband, Louis Winterburg, preceded her in death. For many years she was manager of the Towels Art Gallery, Washington, and after her retirement she was active in church work at Centre Street Methodist. She also was a past matron in the Order of the Eastern Star. She is survived by a sister, Mrs. Sarah Rutter, Daytona Beach, Fla.; seven nieces and four nephews. The body is at the Stein Funeral Home where services will be conducted tomorrow at 2 p. m. by Rev. Carlton M. Harris, pastor of Centre Street Methodist Church. Interment will be in Hillcrest Burial Park. Members of Chapter 56, Order of the Eastern Star,will conduct a memorial service today at the funeral home.
The Cumberland Evening Times, June 20, 1961
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)

WINTERBERG, Joseph Oliver
 
Joseph Oliver Winterberg, 65, of 513 Dilley Street, died last night in Sacred Heart Hospital. A native of Meyersdale, Pa., he was a son of the late Mr. and Mrs. Henry Winterberg. Mr. Winterberg was a retired (employe) at Amcelle Plant of Celanese Fibers Company. Surviving are his widow, Mrs. Regina (Matt) Winterberg; one son, James J. Winterberg, at home; one daughter, Mrs. Barbara Spangler, this city; two brothers, Charles Winterberg, city; and John Winterberg, Arlington, Va., and three grandchildren. The body is at the Stein Funeral Home where the family will receive friends tomorrow from 2 to 4 p. m. and 7 to 9 p. m.
The Cumberland Evening Times, November 4, 1965
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted December 14, 2013


WINTERMYER, Miss Anastasia

Miss Anastasia Wintermyer, of 337 National Highway, LaVale, died this morning in Memorial Hospital where she had been admitted yesterday. She was a retired employe of the Amcelle Plant of Celanese Corporation. She was a daughter of the late John J. and Mary Ellen (Lavin) Wintermyer. Survivors include three brothers, George, Anthony and John J. Wintermyer, all of LaVale, and two sisters, Mrs. Bessie White, of Los Angeles, California, and Mrs. G. Earl Adams, LaVale. The body is at the Stein Funeral Home.
The Cumberland Evening Times, October 31, 1957
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted September 9, 2011

 
WINTERMYER, Miss Anastasia

A requiem mass for Miss Anastasia Wintermyer, LaVale, who died yesterday in Memorial hospital, will be celebrated tomorrow at St. Patrick's Church at 10 a. m. by Rev. Job U. Lyness, assistant pastor. Interment will be in SS Peter and Paul cemetery, and pallbearers will be Raymond Koontz, Paul Greise, Robert Adams, Kenneth Morgan, Harrison Carl, and Floyd Kaylor. The body is at the Stein Funeral Home. The rosary will be recited today at 7:15 p. m. at the funeral home.
The Cumberland Evening Times, November 1, 1947
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted September 9, 2011
  




WINTERMYER, Carl Edward

Carl Edward Wintermeyer, 53, husband of Mrs. Lena (Davis) Wintermeyer, 223 South Mechanic Street, was pronounced dead upon arrival at Allegany Hospital late yesterday afternoon. A native of LaVale, Mr. Wintermeyer has been employed by the Celanese Corporation of America. He was a son of John W. and the late Ella (Davis) Wintermeyer. He served in the Marine Corps during World War I. Besides his widow and father, he leaves his stepmother and a brother Bernard Wintermyer, Pittsburgh, and a half-sister, Mrs. Delores Kaylor, LaVale. The body is at the Stein Funeral Home where services will be conducted Saturday at 10 a.m. by Rev. Louis H. Ewald, rector of Holy Cross Episcopal Church. Military honors at the grave in Zion Memorial Burial Park.
The Cumberland Evening Times, September 21, 1950
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted September 9, 2011
 





WINTERMYER, George

George Wintermyer, 82, of 351 National Highway, died this morning in Sacred Heart Hospital. Born in Cash Valley, he was a son of the late John J. and Hanah (McNalley) Wintermyer. A retired railroader, he was a member of SS. Peter and Paul Catholic Church and the Holy Name Society of the parish. Surviving are two sons, Edward M. Wintermyer, Baltimore, and Henry F. Wintermyer, La Vale; two daughters, Mrs. Madeline Henry, LaVale, and Mrs. Marian Crowe, Wheaton; a brother, John J. Wintermyer, Springfield, W. Va.; a half-brother, Anthony Wintermyer, LaVale; a half-sister, Mrs. Earl Adams, LaVale, and two grandchildren. The body is at the Stein Funeral Home where friends will be received today from 7 to 9 p. m. and tomorrow from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p. m. The rosary will be recited there by the Holy Name Society tomorrow at 8 p. m. A requiem mass will be celebrated Saturday at 9 a. m. at SS. Peter and Paul Church.
The Cumberland Evening Times, February 7, 1963
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted September 9, 2011




WINTERMYER, John

John Wintermeyer, formerly of LaVale, died at his home, 528 Castle Drive, Baltimore, yesterday. He was born in LaVale and was the son of George and Katherine (Metz) Wintermeyer. He was 48 years of age. He was manager and part owner of the Eagle Sales Corporation, Baltimore. He is survived by his widow, Patience L. (Latimer) Wintermeyer; two brothers, Edward M., of Baltimore, and Henry F., of LaVale; two sisters; Mrs. Marion Crowe, Allan Parks, Michigan, and Mrs. Madeline W. Henry, LaVale, and by his father, George Wintermeyer, LaVale. He was a member of the Christian Science Church of Baltimore. The body will arrive at Stein's Funeral Home tomorrow night and services will be conducted there Tuesday afternoon at 2 p. m., with H. Monroe Harris, reader, officiating. Interment will be in Hillcrest Burial Park. Pallbearers will be Leo Dressman, Paul Buckholtz, Chester Everline, Kenneth Morgan, Russell Wagner, and Robert Klosterman.
The Cumberland Sunday Times, November 27, 1955
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted September 9, 2011 



WINTERMYER, John J.

John J. Wintermeyer, 100, of Springfield, W. Va., died yesterday in a Romney nursing home. He had been ill only a few months. Born in LaVale, Jan. 6, 1872, he was a son of the late John J. and Hannah (McNalley) Wintermeyer. He was preceded in death by his wife, Mrs. Habel (Metz) Wintermeyer, who died in 1954. He was a member of St. Peter and Paul Catholic Church and was a former employe ot the LaVale Inn and the Tri State Roofing Company. Mr. Wintermeyer is survived by a daughter, Mrs. Floyd W. Kaylor Sr., Springfield, with whom he had resided; a sister, Mrs. Earl Adams, LaVale; a brother, Anthony Wintermeyer, LaVale; three grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. The body is at the George Funeral Home where friends will be received today from 7 to 9 p.m. and tomorrow from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. A Mass of The Resurrection will be celebrated Tuesday at 9:30 a.m. in SS Peter and Paul Church. Interment will be in the parish cemetery. A Christian Wake Service will be conducted in the funeral home tomorrow at 7:30 p.m.
The Cumberland Sunday Times, July 2, 1972
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted September 9, 2011



WINTERS, Mrs. Catherine Evans

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Mrs. Catherine Evans Winters, 57, of 7224 Lockman Drive, here, died yesterday at Charlotte Hospital. Born in Frostburg, she was a daughter of Daniel and Mary (Thomas) Evans. Survivors include a daughter, Mrs. Marlene W. Jacobs, Charlotte; four sisters, Miss Ruth Evans, Akron, Ohio; Mrs. Emily McDade, Litchfield Park, Ariz.; Mrs. Virginia Wadsworth, Florissant. Mo.; and Mrs. Florence Starr, Barberton, Ohio; three brothers, William Evans, Frostburg; Alvin Evans, Germantown, Md.; and Richard Evans, Hamilton, Ala.; and two grandchildren. The body is at the McEwen Funeral Home here. A service will be conducted at 3:30 p.m. Thursday at the McEwen West Chapel. Rev. Timothy W. Nehlsi will officiate and interment will be in Sharon Memorial Park.
The Cumberland News, June 13, 1973
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)

 



WINTERS, Mrs. Catherine Tippen

Frostburg, Aug. 5 - Funeral services for Mrs. Catherine Tippen Winters, wife of Thomas Winters, were held Wednesday morning at Saint Michael's Church. Rev. Joseph P. Nolan, pastor, was celebrant of the requiem high mass and delivered the funeral sermon. As the funeral cortege entered the church, Misses Angela Rooney and Carmen Bollino sang "Ave Maria." At the conclusion of the service, Miss Bollina sang another sacred number. Mrs. Winters was an ardent member of Saint Michael's Church all her life, and was a member of the Sodality and Court Ferdinand No. 556, Catholic Daughters of America. The funeral was largely attended by relatives and friends from Frostburg, Cumberland and other places. Interment was in Saint Michael's Cemetery. The flower bearers were William Watson, Thomas Higgins, George Tippen and James Quinn. Pallbearers were Richard Cullen, James Wilhelm, James McOran, John McGann, Charles Watson and Conrad Knott.
The Cumberland Evening Times, August 5, 1926
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted February 26, 2011
 



WINTERS, Mrs. E. Lucille Barnes

MIDLOTHIAN - Mrs. E. Lucille Winters, 82, of here, died yesterday at Sacred Heart Hospital. Born at Midlothian, Mrs. Winters was a daughter of the late William H. and Ellen J. (Loar) Barnes and was the widow of William H. Winters. She was a member of Trinity Assembly of God Church. Surviving are a son, Herman Winters, of here; a daughter, Mrs. Matthew Skidmore, with whom she resided; five grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. The body is at the Hafer-Sowers Funeral Home, Frostburg, where friends will be received today from 7 to 9 p.m. A service will be conducted there tomorrow at 1:30 p.m. by Rev. Robert W. Collette. Burial will be in Frostburg Memorial Park. Pallbearers will be Alvin P. Brode, Jackie Winters, Rance Ritchie, Matthew Skidmore Jr., Raymond Walker and Aaron Winters.
The Cumberland Evening Times, July 21, 1975
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)

 



 

WINTERS, Mrs. Edna Rodeheaver

Rowlesburg - Mrs. Edna Winters, 64, of Millersville, Md., died Wednesday in South Baltimore General Hospital. A native of Preston County, she was a daughter of the late Joseph E. and Amanda (Funk) Rodeheaver, and was the widow of Freeman H. Winters, who died in 1970. Surviving are eight sons, Junior, Alfred, Donald and Ronnie Winters, Baltimore; Paul, William and Truman Winters; Millersville, and Roy Winters, Glen Burnie; and two daughters, Mrs. Jeannie Rice, Glen Burnie, and Mrs. Gretta Loverah, Baltimore; two sisters, Mrs. Effie Sanders, Morgantown, and Mrs. Clara Case, here; two brothers, Douglas Rodeheaver, here, and Joseph Rodeheaver, Gormania, and 19 grandchildren. The body is at the Fike-Watson Funera! Home here. A service will be conducted at the Christ United Methodist Church tomorrow at 2 p.m. Rev. W. C. Dunson and Rev. John Barnes will officiate. Interment will be in Red Rock Cemetery.
The Cumberland News, May 20, 1972
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted May 31, 2010



 

WINTERS, George Tippen

SHAFT — George Tippen (Tip) Winters, 67, of Baltimore, died Wednesday at Johns Hopkins Hospital, there.  He had been a patient at Montebello Hospital, Baltimore, for several years. Born in Shaft, he was the son of the late Thomas and Katherine (Tippen) Winters, and was preceeded in death by his wife, Willa (Hess) Winters. Surviving are two sisters, Mrs. Genevieve T. Goldsworthy, Frostburg, and Mrs. William Malamphy, Baltimore, and several nieces and nephews. Friends will be received in the John Stanshury Funeral Home, 6411 Windsor Mill Road, Woodlawn, Md. Funeral Mass will be celebrated Monday at 11 a. m. in Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church, Dogwood and Rolling Roads, Woodlawn. Interment will be in Baltimore County.
Saturday, 13 Apr 1974; The Cumberland News
Posted February 26, 2011



WINTERS, Joseph Michael, Sr.

Joseph Michael Winters Sr., 75, of 13522 Winters Avenue, Cresaptown, died Tuesday in the Frostburg Village Nursing Home. Born in Cresaptown June 12, 1911, he was the son of the late Wressel 0. and Mary (Grabenstein) Winter. Mr. Winters was former owner-operator of Winters Garage, Cresaptown. He was a member of Cresaptown United Methodist Church and the Maryland Auto Wreckers Association. Surviving are his widow, Norma G. Winters, five sons, Carl E. Winters, Ralph M. Winters and Ronald K. Winters Sr., all of Cresaptown; Joseph M. Winters, Jr., York, S.C., and Roger L. Winters, Woodbridge, Va.; four daughters, Mrs. Rosalie C. Chapman, Winchester, Va.; Mrs. Frances L. Zembower Becker, Catawba, S.C., and Mrs. Shirley A. Morgan, and Mrs. Dian S. Wilhelm, both of Cresaptown; three sisters, Mrs. Edna L. Judy, Mrs. Catherine Chaney and Mrs. Deloris Shipe, all of Cresaptown; four brothers, Arthur Winter, Elmer R. Winter and Louis R. Winter, all of Cresaptown, and the Rev. Harold Winter, Monaca, Pa., 25 grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren. Friends will be received in the Hafer Chapel of the Hills Mortuary, LaVale, Wednesday from 7 to 9 p.m. and Thursday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. The family requests memorials take the form of contributions to the Cresaptown Ambulance Fund of the Cresaptown Volunteer Fire Department.
The Cumberland Evening Times, February 11, 1987
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted February 4, 2012



 WINTERS, Capt. Thomas F.

"Escort Will Meet Body Of Capt. Winters-A delegation of Frostburg service organizations will meet the body of Capt. Thomas F. Winters, native of that city, who died several weeks ago in a hospital in Germany, when it arrives tomorrow at 11:15 a.m. on B & O Passenger Train 11. The military escort will accompany the body of the former Allegany High School teacher to the Hafer Funeral Home, Frostburg. The 37-year-old area resident was born January 7, 1915, a son of the late Thomas and Katherine (Tippen) Winters, of Frostburg. Capt. Winters attended St. Michael's School and LaSalle High School. One year later he entered Ammendale Normal Institute and then graduated from LaSalle College in Philadelphia. He instructed mathematics at West Catholic High School, Philadelphia, for six years and then entered St. Mary's Seminary, Baltimore, to study for one year. Later he enlisted in the armed forces following the attack at Pearl Harbor. After completing officers' candidate training he was commissioned a lieutenant at Miami. Capt. Winters was later assigned as cadet instructor at Altus Air Base in Oklahoma. He also was a provost marshal in the Military Police. After his discharge, he became an instructor at Allegany High School and taught English for five years until he was recalled into the service in January. After being stationed at National Airport, Washington, he received orders in September to overseas duty in Germany. He arrived there October 6 and was stationed at Templehoff Air Base, Berlin, for two weeks. Later his family received word of his serious illness and death. Capt. Winters was a member of St. Michael's Catholic Church, Frostburg; Chief Justice Taney Council, Fourth Degree, Knights of Columbus, Cumberland; Farrady Post, American Legion; Fairgrieve Post, Veterans of Foreign Wars, and Braddock Chapter 9, Disabled American War Veterans. Surviving are two sisters, Mary Genevieve Goldsworthy and Mrs. Mary Malamphy, both of Frostburg, and a brother, George Winters, Baltimore."
"Evening Times" Cumberland, Maryland, Mon 24 Nov 1952
(Courtesy of Shawn McGreevy)
Posted November 4, 2009




WINTERSTINE, Mrs. Catherine

Mrs. Catherine Winterstine, aged 75 years, widow of John Winterstein, died last Tuesday afternoon at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Deffinbaugh, Ridgeley, W. Va. She was buried in the German Lutheran Cemetery, Cumberland, last Thursday, by Rev. J. H. Balthis, of the M E Church, South. Henry Winterstein was her son.
Keyser Tribune, November 10, 1911
(Courtesy of Patti McDonald)
Posted August 1, 2010


 

WINTERSTINE, Earl D.

Earl D. Winterstine, 21, of Ridgeley, died yesterday morning at Allegany Hospital. He is survived by his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Henry Winterstine, and his widow, Mrs. Elizabeth Winterstine. He also leaves five brothers: William R., John H., Cecil F., George E. and Frank C. Winterstine. His wife was discharged from the Allegany Hospital about two weeks ago. Funeral services will be at 2 p. m. Thursday from the house.
The Cumberland Evening Times, February 4, 1929
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted January 7, 2012


WINTERSTINE, Earl D.

The funeral of Earl D. Winterstine, 21 years old, of Ridgeley, W. Va., who died Sunday at Allegany Hospital, will be held at 2 o'clock Wednesday afternoon, with services in Calvary Methodist Episcopal Church, Ridgeley, conducted by Rev. D. R. Cleckner, the pastor. Burial will be in St. Luke's cemetery. He was a member of Queen City Council No. 49, Junior Order United American Mechanics.
The Cumberland Evening Times, February 5, 1929
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted January 7, 2012


 

WINTERSTINE, Mrs. Susan Jones

Mrs. Susan Winterstine, 74, of 59 Blocker Street, Ridgeley, died yesterday in Allegany Hospital. Born June 3, 1877, in Cumberland, she was a daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. John Daniel Jones. Her husband, Henry C. Winterstine, preceded her in death. Surviving are four sons, John H., Cecil F., George E. and Frank C. Winterstine, all of Ridgeley; a brother, Joseph Jones, Williams Road; seven grandchildren and three great grandchildren. The body is at the Stein Funeral Home where services will be conducted Wednesday at 3:30 p. m. by Rev. Frank J. Fratto. Burial will be in Hillcrest Burial Park.
The Cumberland Evening Times, June 4, 1951
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)



WISE, Mrs. Blanche Leydig

HYNDMAN — Mrs. Blanche L. Wise, 74, died yesterday at Memorial Hospital, Cumberland, following a long illness. Born in Buffalo Mills, RD, she was a daughter of the late Solomon J. and Sarah Ellen (Sides) Leydig. Mrs. Wise taught school in the Hyndman area for 43 years and was a member of Grace United Methodist Church, Hyndman Rebekah Lodge and McKinley Chapter 12, OES, Cumberland. She is survived by her husband, Paul A. Wise; two sons, Ray Wise, Wadsworth, Ohio, and Paulmer Wise, Hyndman RD 1; a brother, Raymond Leydig, here; seven grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. The body is at the Zeigler Funeral Home where friends will be received from 2 until 4 and 7 until 9 p. m. A service will be conducted there Monday at 2 p. m. with Rev. John Weaver officiating Burial will be in Hyndman Cemetery.
The Cumberland News, September 13, 1969
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted June 4, 2011


WISE, Mrs. Blanche Leydig

HYNDMAN — Services for Mrs. Blanche Wise, 74, who died Friday in Memorial Hospital, Cumberland, will be conducted today at 2 p.m. at the Zeigler Funeral Home. Rev. John Weaver will officiate and interment will be in Hyndman Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Corkey Wise, Charles Wise, Elwood Leydig, Clay Leydig, Lewis Shaffer and Fred Smiley.
The Cumberland News, September 15, 1969
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted June 4, 2011


WISLER, Mrs. Bonnetta Werner

Meyersdale woman dies of her injuries; Worker pinned beneath car that crashed into business
MEYERSDALE, Pa. — A secretary at Clapper’s Building Supplies died Friday morning, less than a day after she was pinned beneath a car that crashed through the business. Bonnetta Wisler, 59, of Meyersdale sustained back and abdominal injuries in the crash and died in the operating room at Memorial Medical Center in Johnstown, Cambria County Deputy Coroner Pete Long said. She was pinned beneath a 2005 Dodge Neon driven by Laurena Lint, 50, of Meyersdale, who backed through a concrete wall into the office on 11th Avenue in Meyersdale around 4:05 p.m. Thursday, state police said. The incident remains under investigation.
October 24, 2008 ~ Cumberland Times-News
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted January 25, 2011

WISLER, Mrs. Bonnie L. Werner

Bonnie L. Wisler, 58, Meyersdale, died Oct. 24, 2008, at Memorial Medical Center, Johnstown. Born Nov. 28, 1948, in Meyersdale. A daughter of Robert E. and Laverne (Geiger) Werner, Meyersdale. Also survived by her husband, George R. Wisler Jr.; daughter, Jennifer L., wife of Steve Miller, Meyersdale; and three grandchildren, Brandon, Logan and Carissa. A sister of Barry E. Werner, Meyersdale. Also survived by niece, Cary Werner and nephew, Barry Werner Jr. A member of the Mount Carmel Lutheran Church (White Oak). She was employed as a bookkeeper for Clapper's Building Materials in Meyersdale for 37 years. Friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Monday at the Price Funeral Home, Meyersdale, where service will be conducted at 11 a.m. Tuesday, with the Rev. Glenn Foster and the Rev. Larry Hoover officiating. Memorials may be directed to the American Cancer Society. Interment White Oak Lutheran Cemetery, Larimer Township. Arrangements by the William Rowe Price Funeral Home Inc., Meyersdale.
Saturday, October 25, 2008, Somerset Daily American
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted January 25, 2011



 

WISLER, Mrs. Minerva Susan Spangler

Mrs. Minerva Susan Wisler, 67, of Berlin, R. 2. died Sunday evening in the Hazel McGilvery Hospital, Meyersdale. She was born in Somerset County, a daughter of Uriah and Isabelle (Firl) Spangler. Surviving are her husband, J. A. Wisler, and the following children: Ray Wisler, Everett; Mrs. Norman Zimmerman, Salisburg; Mrs. Pius Zimmerman, St. Paul; Mrs. William Hittie; Berlin; Harry Wisler, Ohio; Mrs. Everett Marker, at home; Mrs. Harry Smearman, Meyersdale, R. D., and George Wisler, at home. Also surviving are one sister, Mrs. Katie McClarie, Meyersdale, R. D., two half-sisters, Miss Lulu Boyer and Mrs. Charles Fadley, and one stepbrother, John, Meyersdale. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday afternoon at the late residence, the Rev. H. Q. Rhoads, pastor of the Church of the Brethren at Roaring Springs, officiating. Interment was in the St. Paul Cemetery.
The Bedford Gazette, Bedford, November 16, 1945
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted September 25, 2010

 


 

WISNER, Miss Julia M.

Miss Julia M. Wisner, daughter of Mr John H Wisner, of Ridgeley, died Tuesday afternoon, aged 25 years.
Keyser Tribune, September 22, 1911
(Courtesy of Patti McDonald)
Posted August 1, 2010



 

WITT, Albert Myrrell

Wellersburg – Albert Myrrell Witt, 53, died yesterday at his home here. A native of Wellersburg, he was a son of the late John P. and Eva Grace (Cook) Witt. He was a member of Wellersburg EUB Church and a life member of Wellersburg Fire Company and the Barrelville Rod and Gun Club. Surviving are his wife, Evelyn (Hutzell) Witt; three daughters, Mrs. Alverta Weimer, Geneva, Ohio; Mrs. Delores Morgan, Mt. Savage, and Mrs. Maxine Shelley, RD 3 Rockwood; three sons, Kenneth Witt, Midland; Alden and Roger Lee Witt, at home; a brother, Carl Witt, and a sister, Mrs. Ruth Witt, here, and five grandchildren. The body is at the Zeigler Funeral Home, Hyndman, where friends will be received from 2 until 4 p.m. and 7 until 9 p.m. A service will be conducted Sunday at 2 p.m. at Wellersburg EUB Church by Rev. J. Howard Smith.  Interment will be in Cooks Cemetery.
Cumberland News, Cumberland, MD (Friday 12 Jun3 1964).
(Courtesy of Merikay Mestad)
Posted July 23, 2010

 



 

WITT, Mrs. Alice Louise Moser

Services for Mrs. Alice Louise Witt, 84, Wellersburg, Pa., who died yesterday at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Gertrude Delbrook, Corriganville, will be held tomorrow at 2:30 in Zion Reformed Church, Wellersburg, Pa., by Rev. John Bucher, pastor. Burial will be in the church cemetery. Mrs. Witt, a native of Broadtop, Pa., was a daughter of Henry and Anna (Hayman) Moser. Her husband, George Washington Witt, died five years ago. Besides Mrs. Delbrook, she is survived by five sons, Harry Witt, Frostburg; Guy Witt, Akron; and Earl, Robert and Walter Witt, Wellersburg; another daughter, Mrs. Ruth Weller, Mt. Pleasant, Mich.; a sister, Mrs. Sarah Holderbaum, Somerset, Pa.; 25 grandchildren and 16 great-grandchildren. The body is at the Delbrook residence.
The Cumberland Evening Times, April 12, 1948
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted July 13, 2010

 

 

WITT, Anthony Theodore

Wellersburg – Anthony Theodore Witt, 70, of here, was pronounced dead last night on arrival at Memorial Hospital, Cumberland, where he was taken by ambulance. A miner and a farmer, he was born February 21, 1885, the son of Mr. and Mrs. William Mary [sic] (Clites) Witt of RD 1, Hyndman.  His wife was the late Mrs. Beulah (Hunt) [sic] Witt. Mr. Witt is survived by five sons, Andrew Kennedy Witt, Corriganville; Beaudrey Witt, at home; Herbert Witt, RD 1, Hyndman; Clyde Barr, Altoona, and Reed Chapman, Cumberland. He also leaves four [step-] daughters, Mrs. Dorothy Porter, Sand Patch; Mrs. Irvin Diehl [Rosalie] and Mrs. Genevieve Wilhelm, both of RD 1, Hyndman, and Mrs. Mabel Hersh, Cresaptown; a brother, Noah Witt, Wellersburg; two sisters, Mrs. Rachel Devore and Mrs. Stella Lowery, both of Ellerslie; 21 grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren. The body will be at the home of his son, Herbert, after 7 p. m. today.  Services will be conducted Thursday at 2:30 p. m. in Wellersburg Evangelical United Brethren Church, of which he was a member. Rev. Charles Raley, pastor, will officiate, and interment will be in Cooke’s Cemetery, Wellersburg.
Cumberland Evening Times, Cumberland, MD, 8 Mar 1955
(Courtesy of Merikay Mestad)
Posted July 23, 2010



 

WITT, Mrs. Beulah Belle

Mrs. Beulah Belle Witt, 66, wife of Anthony Witt, died yesterday afternoon at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Roselie Diehl, Wellersburg Road.  She had been in ill health of several months.
Besides her husband and daughters, she is survived by three other daughters, Mrs. Maybelle Hersh, Cresaptown; Mrs. Geneva Wilhelm, Wellersburg Road, and Mrs. Dorothy Porter, Sand Patch, Pa.; four sons, Beaudrey Witt, at home; Clyde Witt, Altoona, Pa., Reed Witt, this city, and Andrew Witt, Corriganville; 21 grandchildren; three great-grandchildren and one sister, Mrs. Hayes Knight, Hanover, Pa.
The body is at the home of Mrs. Diehl.

Cumberland Times, Cumberland, MD (7 Jan 1951)
(Courtesy of Merikay Mestad)
Posted July 23, 2010



 

WITT, Mrs. Delsie Louise Winebrenner

MT. SAVAGE - Mrs. Delsie Louise Witt, 64, died soon after being admitted to Sacred Heart Hospital, Cumberland, yesterday. Born in Mt. Savage, she was a daughter of the late William M. and Susan (Hutzell) Winebrenner. Surviving are her husband, James A. Witt; four sons, James A. Witt, Cumberland; Robert R. Witt, Tucson, Ariz.; Kenneth R. Witt, Hyndman; Charles E. Witt, Potomac Park; daughter, Mrs. Georgianna Neat, Irwin, Pa.; five sisters, Mrs. Myrtle Rice, Mrs. Sarah Bowers, Mrs. Elnora Winebrenner, all of Mt. Savage; Mrs. Susanna Trimble, Corriganville; Mrs. Viola Deal, Frostburg; three brothers, Clinton Winebrenner, (only one was listed) Mt. Savage, and six grandchildren. The body is at the Durst Funeral Home, Frostburg, where friends will be received today from 7 to 9 p.m. and tomorrow from 2 till 4 and 7 to 9 p.m.
The Cumberland Sunday Times, February 17, 1974
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted January 25, 2011



 

WITT, Edward

Wellersburg – Edward Witt, 76, died at his residence here yesterday. Born in Ellerslie March 19, 1888, he was a son of the late William C. and Katie C. (Clites) Witt. He is survived by his widow, Mrs. Mary (Troutman) Witt; two sons, Myrle E. Witt, Baltimore; and Curtis C. Witt, of here; a daughter, Mrs. Gladys Pope, of Eckhart; two sisters, Mrs. Rochelle Devore, Ellerslie; and Mrs. Minnie Hosselrode, RD 1, Hyndman; eight grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren. The body is at the Zeigler Funeral Home, Hyndman, where friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p. m. Services will be conducted in the funeral home Tuesday at 2 p.m. with Rev. J. Howard Smith officiating and interment will be in the Getz Cemetery, Wellersburg.
Cumberland News, Cumberland, Maryland (Sunday 5 Sep 1965)
(Courtesy of Merikay Mestad)
Posted July 23, 2010
 



 

WITT, Jerry Elliott, Jr.

Jerry Elliott Witt, Jr., one-year-old son of Gary E. and Yvonne (Werner) Witt Sr., Mt. Savage Road died suddenly yesterday.
The paternal grandparents are Mr. and Mrs. Andrew Witt, Corriganville and the maternal grandparents are Mr. and Mrs. Herbert Werner, Mt. Savage.
The body is at the Scarpelli Funeral Home where friends will be received from 7 to 9 p. m. today and from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p. m. tomorrow.
Burial will take place Saturday in St. Patrick’s Cemetery, Mt. Savage.
Cumberland Evening Times, Cumberland, Maryland (6 Jan 1966: 23)
(Courtesy of Merikay Mestad)
Posted July 23, 2010
 



WITT, John G.

(1906) Old Pioneer Citizen Dead
J. G. Witt, Wellersburg, Died This Morning.  First Death In Family.
His Oldest Child is 66 and the Youngest 46 Years of Age—Lived Where He Was Born All His Life—Oldest Child is Now 66.
Mr. J. G. Witt, the pioneer merchant at Wellersburg, pa., near Mt. Savage, this county, died at 3 o’clock this morning, aged 84 years.
The deceased was a life ling resident of the place and was a wagonmaker by occupation.  He is survived by a wife and four children and was the first death in his own immediate family.  His oldest child is 66 years of age, and the youngest 46 years old.  Mrs. Witt is 82 years old.
The deceased was an upright citizen and highly respected by all who knew him.  The children are Mrs. A. Gessner, Wellersburg; J. W. Witt and Levi Witt, both of Roanoke, Va., and G. W. Witt, of Wellersburg. The funeral will take place at 10 o’clock Saturday morning from the Lutheran church at Wellersburg, of which the deceased was a member.  Mrs. Witt was formerly Miss Shaffer.
The Evening Times, Cumberland, MD (24 May 1906)
(Courtesy of Merikay Mestad)
Posted July 23, 2010



WITT, Jonathan

Jonathan Witt, 85, died Tuesday night at his home, near Cook’s Mills, Pa.  he is survived by the following children: Norman Witt, Lancaster, Pa.; Noah Witt, Rowlesburg, W. Va.; Samuel Witt, Connellsville, Pa.; Mrs. Agnes Bishop, Mrs. Grace Thomas, Pittsburgh; Mrs. Aquilla Beal, Wellersburg, Pa., and Miss Ida Witt, at home.
Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a. m. tomorrow at the Palo Alto Church, with burial in the church cemetery.

Cumberland Evening Times, Cumberland, MD ( Thursday 8 May 1930)
(Courtesy of Merikay Mestad)
Posted July 23, 2010



 

WITT, Mrs. Lucie Virginia Zetty

“Mrs. Noah Witt,”
Rowlesburg – Mrs. Lucie Virginia Witt, 84, of Manheim, died yesterday at Hopemont Hospital.
Born in Strasburg, Va., she was a daughter of the late George and Alice (Marshall) Zetty and had resided in Manheim 48 years.  Her husband, Noah Benjamin Witt, preceded her in death.  She was a member of Christ United Methodist Church.
Surviving are three sons, Paul W. Witt, Carneysville; Luther J. Witt, Cumberland; and Cramer M. Witt, Frederick; five daughters, Mrs. Susan Sauer, Knotts Island, N. C.; Mrs. Nina G. Kave, Shepherdstown; Mrs. Jessie A. Long, Clarksburg, and Mrs. Bessie B. Wanger, Manheim and Mrs. Helen M. Cathell, Chesapeake, Va.; 16 grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews in this area.
The body is at the Walter B. Burke Funeral Home where friends will be received after 3 p.m. today.  A service will be conducted there tomorrow at 1 p.m. by Rev. Frank A. Johnson.  Interment will follow in the Eglon Cemetery.
Cumberland Evening Times, Cumberland, MD, 19 Jan 1970
(Courtesy of Merikay Mestad)
Posted August 1, 2010

 


 


Mrs. Marie Komatz Witt

WITT, Mrs. Marie Komatz

Mt. Savage, Nov 12 - Mrs. Marie (Komatz) Witt, wife of George Cecil Witt, of Mt. Savage, Md. died last night at Miners' Hospital, Frostburg. where she had been a patient for five weeks.
In addition to her husband, she leaves six children; Ellen, George, Jr., Arthur, Kathleen, Paul Wilson and Howard; her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Anthony Komatz, and three brothers, Frank, Anthony and George, all of Eckhart.

Cumberland Evening Times Nov 12 1937
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)

 


 

WITT, Mrs. Mary Jane Hughes

Mt. Savage – Services for Mrs. Mary Jane Witt, 41, of Dundalk, who died Friday in St. Joseph’s Hospital, Baltimore, will be held tomorrow at 2:30 p. m. at Mt. Savage Methodist Church with Rev. William Harpold officiating.  Burial will be in the church cemetery. Pallbearers will be Robert Sturtz, Curtis Witt, Donald Witt, Albert Witt, Clifton Pope and Milton Pope.
Cumberland Evening Times, Cumberland, MD (14 Dec 1959).
[Mary Jane Hughes d/o Charles Hughes and Mary Margaret Lowery]
(Courtesy of Merikay Mestad)
Posted July 23, 2010



 

WITT, Mrs. Mary Magdalene Troutman

The body of Mrs. Mary Magdalene Witt, 76, was found Thursday night at her home in Wellersburg where she lived alone.  Death is believed to have occurred sometime Tuesday.  She was the widow of Noah E. Witt. Born July 12, 1890, at Kennel’s Mills, near Hyndman, Mrs. Witt was a daughter of the late Daniel and Cadilla (Clites) Troutman. Survivors include a daughter, Mrs. Gladys Irene Pape, of Eckhart; two sons, Myrle Witt, of Baltimore, and Curtis C. Witt, of here; a sister, Mrs. Lavada Sturtz, here, eight grandchildren and 16 great grandchildren.
The body is at the Ziegler Funeral Home at Hyndman where the family will receive friends today from 7 until 9 p. m. A service will be conducted at the funeral home today at 2 p.m. by Rev. J. Howard Smith. Burial will be in the Getz Cemetery.
Cumberland News, Cumberland, MD (Saturday 12 Nov 1966)
(Courtesy of Merikay Mestad)
Posted July 23, 2010

 


 

WITT, Mrs. Mildred Estelle Long

FROSTBURG - Mrs. Mildred Estelle Witt, 78, of 202 Upper Consol, died yesterday at Western Maryland Hospital, Hagerstown, where she had been admitted in December. She had been in ill health five months. A native of Wellersburg, she was a daughter of the late William and Ida (Moser) Long, and was the widow of Robert Witt. She was a member of Jehovah's Witnesses. Surviving are a son, Leroy Witt, with whom she resided; a daughter, Mrs. Thelma Masucci, Stormville, N. Y.; a brother Cecil Long, Wellersburg; five sisters, Mrs. Hattie Crissey, Central City, Pa.; Mrs. Alva Weimer, near Wellersburg; Mrs. Pearl Robinette, Bedford Road; Mrs. Bertha Robinette, Wellersburg, and Mrs. Nina Folk, Homewood Addition; nine grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren. The body is at the Hafer Funeral Home.
The Cumberland Evening Times, April 5, 1977
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted June 30, 2009



WITT, Mrs. Nellie Callis

Mrs. Nellie (Callis) Witt, 79, of 321 Grace Avenue, Akron, died there Friday. Born in Mountain Lake Park February 7, 1892, she is survived by her husband, Guy E. Witt; a son Carl Witt, Akron; a daughter, Mrs. William Boyle, Akron, and two brothers, John Callis, Marietta, Ohio, and George Callis, 110 Bedford Street, city. Services will be conducted at the Billow Funeral Home tomorrow at 3 p.m., in Akron.
The Cumberland Sunday Times, September 19, 1971
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)



 

WITT, Mrs. Nellie Edna Emerick

HYNDMAN — Mrs. Nellie Edna Witt, 61, of Wellersburg, died Saturday at National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Md. Born in Hyndman, RD 1, she was a daughter of Orrie and Pearl (Kennell) Emerick, who survive. Also surviving are her husband, Marshall E. Witt; a son, Richard M. Witt, Wellersburg; a daughter, Mrs. Elsie Hilliard, here; a brother, Melvin Emerick, RD 1; three sisters, Mrs. Orlando Shaffer, RD 1; Mrs. Raymond Clites, Point Marion, and Mrs. James Jordan, here; four grandchildren and one great-grandchild. The body is at the Zeigler Funeral Home, where friends will be received loday from 7 until 9 p.m. and tomorrow from 2 until 4 and 7 until 9 p.m. A service will be conducted there Wednesday at 2 p.m., with Rev. Lloyd Trout officiating. Interment will be in White Oaks Cemetery, RD 1, Meyersdale.
The Cumberland News, May 3, 1976
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted May 28, 2009




WITT, Norman

Hyndman, Pa., Aug. 28 – Norman Witt, 75, died yesterday in Memorial Hospital, Cumberland, MD. Born here June 20, 1853 [1873], he was a son of the late Johathan [sic] and Susan (Cramer) Witt. Survivors include two brothers, Samuel Witt, Connellsville, and Noah Witt, Mannheim, W. Va., and two sisters, Mrs. Agnes Bishop, Millville, and Mrs. Grace Thomas, Butler. Funeral services will be held Monday at 2 p.m. in Palo Alto Evangelical Church with Rev. W. J. Lloyd officiating.  Burial will be in Palo Alto Cemetery.
Cumberland Times, Cumberland, MD (29 Aug 1948: 18)
(Courtesy of Merikay Mestad)
Posted July 23, 2010
 



 

WITT, Mrs. Rebecca

Mrs. Rebecca Witt, aged 89 years, a life long resident of Wellersburg, died at her home there yesterday afternoon at 5:30 o'clock, death being due to old age. Mrs. Witt was the widow of John G. Witt, who died about nine years ago. She is survived by four children, George W. Witt, of Wellersburg; Levi and John Witt, of Virginia, and Mrs. Angeline Gessner, of Wellersburg. The funeral will take place from her late home tomorrow afternoon at 2:30 o'clock. Interment will be made in Wellersburg.
The Evening Tiimes, Cumberland, January 20, 1913
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted August 25, 2010

WITT, Roy E.

Roy E. Witt, 80, of Cresaptown, Md., died Thursday, Sept. 24, 1987, in Sacred Heart Hospital, Cumberland, Md. Born in Wellersburg, he was the son of the late James and Rebecca (Burkett) Witt. He is a retired employee of the Celanese Corporation. Surviving are his widow, Mrs. Anna Mary (Shoemake) Witt; one daughter, Shelby Lough, Potomac Park, Md.; two stepsons, George Petenbrink, Frostburg, Md.; and Raymond Petenbrink, Angleton, Texas; one half-brother, Ralph Witt, Eckhart, Md.; one half-sister, Mrs. Inez Sollenberger, Chambersburg; two grandsons and six step-grandsons. Friends were received at the Sowers Funeral Home, Frostburg, Md. where services were conducted Saturday at 1 p.m. by the Rev. Kenneth Humbert.  Interment, Frostburg Memorial Park.
The Republic, Meyersdale, October 1, 1987
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted June 21, 2013


 

WITT, Samuel

Samuel Witt, 80, of Hyattsville, Md., formerly of Connellsville, died Friday in Providence Hospital, Hyattsville. He was born Jan. 6, 1885, in Cooks Mills.  He lived in Connellsville for many years before moving to Hyattsville in 1961. Surviving are his widow, Mrs. Clara Spangler Witt; a daughter, Mrs. Dorothy Lowman of Washington, D.C.; four grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews.
He was a member of Brotherhood of Railroad Trainmen No. 218, Baltimore and Ohio Veterans Assn., and Junior Order of American Mechanics No. 166. The body is at the Lee funeral home, Fourth and Massachusetts ave., four blocks from Union Station, Washington, D. C. The funeral will be held there Tuesday afternoon.
Daily Courier, Connellsville, PA (Saturday 13 Feb 1965: 2)
(Courtesy of Merikay Mestad)
Posted August 1, 2010
 


 

WITTE, Mrs. Gladys E. Sturtz

WELLERSBURG, Pa. - Gladys E. Witte, 84, formerly of Wellersburg, died on Thursday, Sept. 1, 2005, at Beverly Health Care Meyersdale Manor, Meyersdale, where she has been a resident for the past few years. Born on Sept. 26, 1920, in Wellersburg, she was a daughter of the late Lloyd E. and Mamie (Gomer) Sturtz. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Joseph T. Witte; a son, Charles J. Witte; and a sister, Thelma Shook. Surviving are children, Richard A. Witte, Wellersburg and Geraldine Offutt, LaVale; a brother, Lloyd E. Sturtz, Butler; a sister, Madeline Kirby, Grantsville; six grandchildren; six great-grandchildren, and numerous nieces and nephews. Mrs. Witte was a member of Wellersburg United Methodist Church. She had worked for many years as a housekeeper. Friends will be received at the Harvey H. Zeigler Funeral Home, 169 Clarence St., Hyndman, on Saturday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Funeral services will be conducted at the funeral home on Sunday, Sept. 4 at 2 p.m. the Rev. Ken L. Korns officiating. Interment will be in Restlawn Memorial Park, LaVale.
Cumberland Times-News obituary; about Thursday, Sept. 1, 2005
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
 Posted October 16, 2010



WITTE, Mrs. Leota (Oat) Folk

FROSTBURG — Mrs. Leota (Oat) Witte, 72, of Zihlman, died yesterday at Sacred Heart Hospital. Born in Jennings, she was a daughter of the late William and Edith (Bowser) Folk. Mrs. Witte is survived by her husband, Charles H. Witte, two daughters, Mrs. Oliver Hopkins, Zihlman, and Mrs. Marlene Lucas, Mt. Savage; two sisters, Mrs. Helen Tharp, Borden, and Mrs. Edna Rosenberger, Finzel; three brothers, Thomas Folk, Zihlman; Henry Folk, Baltimore, and Carl Folk, Wadsworth, Ohio; six grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Friends will be received at the Hafer-Sowers Funeral Home today from 7 to 9 p.m. and tomorrow from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m.
The Cumberland Sunday Times, March 23, 1975
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted October 15, 2011


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